Lake District

a person in a canoe with Skiddaw reflected in the water

Home of Beatrix Potter, dramatic landscapes and fascinating history.

Trees beside an icy river

Discover something new in the Lake District 

We've reopened our doors for 2017 with lots of new things to discover at the places we care for - where will you visit first?

A red squirrel at Allan Bank in Grasmere Cumbria

Spring nature and wildlife in the Lake District 

On the hunt for a red squirrel, daffodil, bluebell, or simply just to enjoy the birdsong that surrounds us in the spring? The Lake District is waking up after the winter and as the days get longer and warmer, it's the perfect season to step outside.

Fell Foot parkrun

Get out and active in the Lake District 

Fancy getting out and active? The Lakes is the place to be. It's an adventure playground all year round with walks, hikes, bike trails and run routes.

What's new in the Lakes?

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Where will you explore today?